Friday, April 2, 2010

Shyness is nice

Well, I think I'm going to get this post in just under the wire, still technically Friday. I'm writing this from my mom's house in Maine, Chris and I drove this evening (he's over the border on new Hampshire visiting his family). I'm so happy it's the weekend! I've got a few fun things planned, and in-between I'm hoping to hit up some of the local church thrift stores to see what I can find. Today was so beautiful, I'm seriously so happy it's spring! I loved today's outfit...
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Jacket: J.Crew (15.00 outlet)
Button-up: J.Crew thrifted from Savers (6.00)
Shorts: J.Crew (12? 15? outlet)
Tights: We Love Colors (10.00 with coupon)
Shoes: Target (6.99 sale)
Necklaces: Dolly&Boy, H&M, J.Crew
Sunnies: Fred Flare (11.00)
I'll admit, I've woken up so late every day this week, 8:30 this morning! I clearly need to go to bed earlier. Either way, I was very comfortable, this felt like a good, laid back, semi-casual Friday outfit. I'm going to address the amount of J.Crew in my wardrobe: I love J.Crew, the colors and cuts are perfect for me, plus I'm a size smaller in their clothes than any other brand (hey, I take any complement I can get, even if it's from a "Small" tag). The drawback is that I can rarely afford J.Crew. So half of this stuff was bought three years ago when we still lived in New Hampshire and Chris worked at the outlet, and the other half was found a various thrift stores around New England. I still make sure to stop by the outlet when ever I'm home, you know, just to look. Ok, It's now 12:05am and I just broke my rule for not posting on the weekends, happy Saturday.

I hope everyone has a great weekend, and to those of you who celebrate Easter: Happy Easter!

41 comments:

Sonya said...

Love the jacket and all the necklaces!

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Shannon said...

I love your little collection of necklaces here, especially the elephant! Have a good weekend!

tess said...

enjoy ME!

love this outfit, so classic, yet quirky

wow 8:30 am is late for you? that's early for me, maybe I need to rethink my priorities

Orchid Grey said...

tess, haha I wish 8:30 was early for me, but i have to be at work by 9!

Jessica said...

Cute! The top and necklaces are so fun. I really love your sunglasses too.

Candid Phobic said...

i like this look a lot! :-) happy easter!

tussock said...

i really love the high bun on top of your head. i think it is awesome and wear my hair like that most days but i also add a plait. this out fit is super cool i love how it is rather relaxed but yet still looks so darn wonderful.
alice
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Starr Crow said...

you look great. love the top knot and the print.. and most importantly, that incredible elephant necklace!

Panda said...

Lovely outfit, and the hair looks adorable!
Plus, that necklace with the skull head is pretty rad. :)
Panda x

alya said...

Loving this! The shorts are an unexpected touch that really makes the entire ensemble. And the sort of updated, cropped trench-like coat is wonderful, too.

I also have a love of all things J Crew with no real ability to buy from the store. And no amazing thrift stores finds, so you make me very jealous on a near daily basis!

La Chapelière said...

hey there dear!
well here's to another blog I'm keeping my eye on...I looved your blue J Crew skirt with the life-savers pattern I WANT IT, it's pretty awesome.

xxxx

Wangari M. said...

Such a great look, love how casual yet stylish it is! Happy Easter/Weekend to you too :)

Dominika said...

really great outfit!
<3

Chaucee said...

Love that trench! I have my eye out for one for spring...

electricsbubbles said...

Beaufitul t-shirt
I like it ^^

Kisses

Kallie said...

JCrew is the best because it lasts forever and they have killer outlet stores! I am completely in love with your elephant necklace.

Becca said...

The hair is what makes this for me. LOVE IT! And isn't that the latest "hair how-to"? Because I've been wearing my longandcrazy hair like that a ton for the past month or so. Thanks for that!

Have a sweet and happy Easter weekend!

Rebecca said...

Such a great outfit! You pick the most wonderful backdrops for your pictures -- the turquoise is an incredible contrast to your outfit.

briannelee said...

I love J Crew too.

The skull necklace you are wearing is awesome!

Have a great weekend :)

Clare said...

I love the print on the shirt and the layered necklaces! A great Friday ensemble. Have a lovely weekend!

Lemondrop Marie said...

Love the color and print combination here! Fabulous- and you got the JCrew at a STEAL.

Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge

OooKellyNicky said...

Cute, love the simple chic! Your elephant necklace is awesome!

Under Urooba's Umbrella! said...

I woke up early today too--10:30! On a saturday!
ZOMG, YES WAY.

Fabulocity in Amish Country said...

Super cute!!! :)

M. said...

I love that jacket, it's so cute!

lovelove, M.
http://marissaexplains.blogspot.com

The Village Idiot said...

you look sooo chic!

Jen said...

i love this look for you, and that elephant necklace makes it a million times better! i love how perfect your hair always looks in that effortless bun as well :)

Lexie said...

i imagine new england thrift stores are packed with j crew! ;)

Amanda said...

Hey, I was just letting you know that I'm tagging you in my little "looks I love" sunday post! Hope it's okay :]

megan.tme said...

Great outfit! That store is a little pricey for me too so it is always a bonus to find J. Crew (or my fave Banana Republic) at the thrift store. Usually still in prime condition because their clothing is so well made. Thanks for the comment on my blog about the skirt, I need to invest in some versatile undergarments! Hope you are having fun with the fam!

Lore. said...

great outfit!
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Juliet said...

I like your look so much!
your jacket is fantastic!
xxx darling!

Sweet Mess. said...

Great outfit! It looks really comfy and relaxed but so cute at the same time =).

piglet said...

Love the layered necklaces, especially the darling elephant one!

E said...

I quite like the polished way you put together such a modern look. The top is wonderful.

Unravelled Threads said...

The jacket and blouse are awesome!

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Meggstatus said...

This jacket is fantastic. I can't believe I've never seen your blog.

LOVEIT!!!

Emily D. said...

This outfit rocks. It suits you super well and looks fabulous. And I love the jacket!

Clare said...

Love this look, it's so cute. Love the bright background too, it makes everything pop.

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Andrea said...

love all the layered necklaces :) and now I have that song in my head.... "and shyness can stop you... from doing all things in life you want to...."

Catherine said...

Very cute and so sophisticated!

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